California town announces data breach involving police department, loan provider


Grass Valley, California has announced an extensive data breach involving the Social Security numbers and more of all city employees and vendors — as well as anyone who had their information given to the local police department.

The city said in a notice that Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and health insurance information was leaked for all Grass Valley employees, former employees, spouses, dependents, and vendors.

Anyone whose information was provided to the Grass Valley Police Department had their names, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, financial account information, payment card information, health insurance information, passport numbers, and more lost in the breach.

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Source: ZDNet